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People, Power, Purpose (P3) Summit 2017

  • Event Summary

    The P3 Summit will draw approximately 150 health equity advocates, community leaders, grassroots organizers, policymakers, public health leaders, and many others who are organizing to fight injustice and create conditions that support equitable conditions for health and well-being for people of color in the United States. The Summit will focus on the application of health equity and anti-racism strategies to three core themes: Environmental Justice, Immigration, and Wage Equity.

    Summit Objectives:

    • To draw on the collective knowledge and energy of allies across the nation who strive to stand in solidarity with and to elevate the voices of communities most affected by oppressive policies and practices.
    • To equip leaders across the national with knowledge, tools, and strategies to fight against the resurgence of racism, intolerance, and hatred in the current political context.

     

    Agenda:

    Time Activity
    8:00 am Breakfast
    8:45 am Welcome Address
    9:00 am Anchoring Keynote: Reverend Alvin Herring, WWKF
    9:30 am Networking Break
    10:00 am “Sharing What Works” Plenary Session

     

    Lightning presentation about best or emerging practices, actions, and campaigns that marginalize voices of intolerance, reaffirm our values of inclusivity, diversity, and equality of opportunity, and advance the cause of equity and social justice related to immigration, environmental justice, and wage equity.

    11:30 am Lunch Address: Sarita Gupta, Jobs With Justice
    12:30 pm “Building Capacity to do the Work” Roundtable Session I

     

    Experts from the field offer low-tech, skill-building sessions. The sessions will focus on the skills and knowledge needed to do equity and justice work.

    1:15 pm Transition
    1:20 pm “Building Capacity to do the Work” Roundtable Session II

     

    Experts from the field offer low-tech, skill-building sessions. The sessions will focus on the skills and knowledge needed to do equity and justice work.

    2:00 pm Networking Break
    2:30 pm “Strategizing to Do the Work” Action Labs

     

    Small groups reflect on the day’s activities, name the work to be done, and generate recommendations for the next 100 days.

    4:00 pm Networking Break
    4:15 pm Call to Action: Linda Rae Murray
    5:00 pm Adjourn

     

    Renaissance Washington, DC, Dupont Circle Hotel
    1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, D.C. 20037

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